Annotation of wikisrc/users/maya/release-notes-8-draft.mdwn, revision 1.1

1.1     ! maya        1: # NetBSD-8 release notes items #
        !             2: 
        !             3: Below list needs to be expanded about ARM, MPSAFE networking changes.  
        !             4: Then expanded to be readable by an average technically inclined person.  
        !             5: Then reordered for most cool things on top.
        !             6: 
        !             7: * W^X memory protection enforced by default on architectures with fine-grained memory protection
        !             8: * ASLR in some archs, MKPIE default for userland  
        !             9: XXX list of archs
        !            10: * SSP/FORTIFY default for userland and packages.  
        !            11: XXX is SSP / MKPIE new to userland?
        !            12: * In-kernel audio mixer
        !            13: 
        !            14: * USB system rework. added USB3 support.
        !            15: 
        !            16: The following networking components and drivers have been made MPSAFE:  
        !            17: XXX long list, TODO.smpnet is a start
        !            18: 
        !            19: 
        !            20: * Reproducible build (link to blog)
        !            21: * Dynamic tracing (DTrace) for kernel code (link to guide/intro)
        !            22: 
        !            23: 
        !            24: amd64, i386:
        !            25: 
        !            26: * Meltdown fixes
        !            27: * SMEP
        !            28: * SMAP
        !            29: * amd64 kernel W^X
        !            30: * EFI bootloader
        !            31: 
        !            32: xen:
        !            33: 
        !            34: * kernel modules support
        !            35: 
        !            36: ARM:
        !            37: 
        !            38: * awin, FDT  
        !            39: XXX elaborate
        !            40: 
        !            41: 
        !            42: * TC-USB, TurboChannel USB support for ...
        !            43: * mntva, driver for mntmn's VA2000 amiga graphics card
        !            44: 
        !            45: * bta2dpd - new Bluetooth Advanced Audio Distribution Profile daemon
        !            46: * iwm(4), a driver for Intel Wireless devices (AC7260, AC7265, AC3160...)
        !            47: * nvme(4), a driver for NVMe hardware, ported from OpenBSD
        !            48: * nouveau, an open source driver for modern nVidia graphics, ported from linux, available by default.
        !            49:    (this is at the bottom because we mentioned it in 7.1 too)

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